Posts Tagged ‘Supreme Court rulings’

June 20th, 2023 - 4:49 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Federal judge strikes down transgender care ban

“A federal judge struck down an Arkansas law Tuesday that would have banned transition-related medical care for transgender minors,” NBC News reported on June 20, 2023 (read story here). The judge issued a permanent injunction against the law, after ruling it’s unconstitutional. Al[...]

October 15th, 2021 - 10:44 pm § in Democrats, Law and Courts, Politics

Democrats bash Biden’s Supreme Court report

Democrats are angry, and have every right to be. As do the people they represent. Their opponents, the Republicans, have gamed the Supreme Court in every way possible, including “upending precedent, breaking their own rules, and stealing seats.” Huffington Post spells out (here) some of [...]

June 17th, 2014 - 11:06 am § in The Ave Scene

Bad Schools in Kansas and Washington.

Kansas cut funding to its schools as a way to help get the state through the “Great Recession.” Parents and school districts filed a law suit claiming that the cuts had harmed students, especially those in poorer districts. The case has now been ruled on by the Kansas Supreme Court, and they h[...]

June 9th, 2014 - 12:06 pm § in Uncategorized

North Carolina’s Unfriendly Laws

Thousands of North Carolina families whose health was damaged by contaminated drinking water can’t sue the polluters because of a state law.  The U.S. Supreme Court decided today the state law trumps federal environmental laws.  Thus, North Carolina state legislators are to blame for protect[...]